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Charlotte wins its first Conference USA game over FAU

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The losing continues for Florida Atlantic University Sunday, The Owls dropped a 28-23 game to Charlotte when its desperation pass into the end zone as time expired was caught out of bounds. Charlotte, in its second season of competition, won its first-ever game in Conference USA. FAU had no answers for Charlotte quarterback Hassan Klugh, who hit 14 of 17 passes for 223 yards. Charlotte built a 28-17 through three quarters, only to hold on through the end. Jason Driskel…

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Loss to North Carolina helped spur FSU’s recent success

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Can losing really teach a team more lessons than losing? Can defeat point the proper way to play? Maybe. Just as the FSU Seminoles, although they wouldn’t have said it at the time. It was 2010, Jimbo Fisher’s first season, and the Seminoles dropped a 37-35 shootout to the Tar Heels in Tallahassee. Most the time that the two schools have played football, FSU has had its way. It has a 15-2 all time lead. But not in 2010. FSU…

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Rays’ Chris Archer falls to 7-17 in latest Tampa Bay defeat

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Chris Archer keeps finding new and interesting ways to lose baseball games. Archer, the Tampa Bay Rays pitcher, lost for the 17th time this season (7-17) in a 2-1 decision against the Boston Red Sox. He lasted five innings and gave up only one earned run. For the Rays, this time, the game boiled down to two plays at third base. In the third inning, Steven Souza‘s attempt to throw out David Ortiz skipped by the bag, allowing a run to…

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Bucs start off preseason schedule with sloppy loss to Eagles

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It’s only preseason. Repeat that to yourself a few hundred times. It doesn’t count. It’s just practice. It’s pretend football. Got it? The Bucs opened their preseason play Thursday night in the worst possible way, giving up a touchdown on a turnover inside a minute, then doing it again inside of five minutes in a 17-9 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. “Not how I drew it up,” said coach Dirk Koetter. Yeah, yeah. It doesn’t count. But if you were…

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Blue Jays bomb the Rays in easy 7-0 shutout victory

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You can see it’s football’s preseason. Even the Tampa Bay Rays got beat by a touchdown Wednesday night. The Rays returned to the cellar against Toronto, losing 7-0 to the Blue Jays, who took over first place with the  victory. Tampa Bay managed only five hits against Toronto’s J.A. Happ, whose 16 victories lead the major leagues. Kevin Kiermaier had two of the hits and Richie Shaffer two more. Shaffer was immediately sent down to make room for newly acquired…

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Tampa Bay Rowdies lose 1-0 on defensive misplay by goalie Matt Pickens

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One mistake, and it cost the Tampa Bay Rowdies a game. The Rowdies fell 1-0 to Rayo OKC in a midweek contest Wednesday night. In the 43rd minute, Tampa Bay goaltender Matt Pickett came out to play a ball and mishandled it, leading to a scoring header by Billy Forbes. The Rowdies played without head coach Stuart Campbell and assistant coach Raoul Voss, who were both serving one-game suspensions. Assistant coach Stuart Dobson served as the Rowdies head coach. “I…

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Rays lose another game after an inability to get tying run home from third base

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The game was right there, 90 feet away. All the Tampa Bay Rays had to do Monday night was close the distance, and they could have won another ballgame. Instead, the runner was lost on third. And the game was lost in Colorado. The Rays fell, 7-4, to the Colorado Rockies Monday night to return to their losing ways. But the Rays tried their best to come from behind in this one, scoring three times in the seventh to come…

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